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Updated Mask Policy For June

- Effective on Tuesday, June 1st, STAUNTON-AUGUSTA FAMILY YMCA members who’ve been fully vaccinated will no longer need to wear a mask into the YMCA facility. We’re making the policy change in compliance with the governor’s most recent announcements. We also remain fully committed to your safety. We will continue to take temperatures as members enter the building. We […]

YMCA Summer Youth Programming Q & A

- Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we have received about summer programming for youth at the STAUNTON-AUGUSTA FAMILY YMCA, along with our answers. Q: What are you offering this summer? A: We’re offering the Teen Spot Summer Programming with “Mr. Eddie” here at the YMCA from June 7th – July 30th. It’s […]

YMCA Announces Summer Program Plans

- The STAUNTON-AUGUSTA FAMILY YMCA is partnering with Staunton City Schools to provide a free enrichment program for the month of June. It’s an extension of a previously existing partnership between the two organizations. Since 2018, the YMCA and Staunton City Schools have worked collaboratively on the Summer Learning Loss Program, a model that featured an […]

April 20th is Bobby Fitzgerald Day

- April 20th will be Bobby Fitzgerald Day at the Staunton-Augusta Family YMCA. A YMCA member who visited the North Coalter Street facility daily, Fitzgerald’s disappearance in 2012 made national news. A 60-year-old outdoorsman in extraordinary shape, Fitzgerald has been missing since returning to Shenandoah Mountain’s Confederate Breastworks Trail to retrieve a cell phone he lost […]

Read our YMCA April Newsletter Here

- Keep up with the latest happenings and best stories of the spring in our April newsletter. Read it here.

- We have four major policy changes beginning in April. Find all the details below. Pickleball is returning in April. Tuesday and Thursday mornings and Wednesday evenings You must make an appointment. You can make an appointment online (click here). Two courts per time slot – max of 12 people on tennis court at one time […]

Flint, 92, Shares Secret of Living a Long Life

- Vera Flint loves telling people that exercise is key. She should know. Flint has over nine decades worth of proof. After breaking her femur in June of 2020, Flint, who turned 92 on Feb. 17th, is right back in all of her normal exercise routines. “She’s a die-hard fitness person,” said Carol Byrd, active older […]

“Never Too Late” – Roberta Patterson’s Story

- Roberta Patterson knows personally the difference a tutor can make. Before she was received her electrical engineering master’s degree from Cal State Northridge, Patterson, a volunteer with the SAW Tutoring Network, was a third-grader who couldn’t read. “They didn’t know what dyslexia was when I was in school,” said Patterson, who grew up in Buffalo, […]

YMCA Gifted New Wheels to Deliver Meals

- The Staunton-Augusta Family YMCA was looking for a good deal on a replacement vehicle. The Paul Obaugh Ford staff made sure the YMCA got the deal of a lifetime. Roger Aldhizer, the general sales manager at Paul Obaugh Ford, dropped of a cherry red Ford Escape for the YMCA Wednesday morning. After learning of the […]

No Tears Nutrition With Karen

- Like everyone else, Karen Landers gets unsolicited stories on her social media feeds. Stories about the newest fad diet or celebrity weight loss. And for a split second, she’s tempted to react. Then Landers, a Staunton-Augusta Family YMCA aquatics instructor who just completed her National Academy of Sports Nutrition certification – remembers what she’s spent […]

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